CLAIRTON (KDKA) – Police are searching for a suspect who fled while they tried to serve an arrest warrant in Clairton.

According to police, the incident began near the Dollar General store  around 1:30 p.m.

Police began to set up a perimeter around the store near the intersection of 9th and Worthington Streets.

Officers began searching the store and have brought in K-9 Units as well.

The Clairton School District was on lock down for a period of time while police conducted their search.  The lock down has since been lifted and the students are being dismissed.

It is not known what the suspect was originally wanted for at this time.

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